WHO NEEDS MISTLETOE?
For a completely different and totally romantic Christmas story, try Who Needs Mistletoe? (4.5), by Kate Hoffmann. Sophie Madigan lives with her American father on a Polynesian island in the South Pacific. But it's a prison in a paradise. Her father is alone with his failing air charter business. Sophie wants to see the world. On Christmas Eve, she flies Trey Shelton over the area to find the perfect location for a resort and they make an emergency landing on an atoll and have to spend the night. Former playboy Trey feels lost and alone until he meets Sophie, and the magical deserted island works its sensual charm. Romantic, sexy and heartwarming -- it's a perfect Christmas book.